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You already know that smoking is bad for you and that drinking too much alcohol may shorten your life. Now a new study says that spending too much time in a ...

Affordability concerns rise under ACA

Is health insurance really affordable? That's the question thousands of Americans who signed up for policies under the Affordable Care Act are beginning to ...

Driving during winter weather hazards is dangerous, deadly

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Recent winter storms have caused hazardous road conditions and road closures throughout the state, serving as a reminder just how dangerous driving in ...

Tuesday notes

Another jolt
Winter is still a full week away in the geophysical sense of planets and stars and solstices, but we've now had our second big, ...

Brucellosis confirmed in Sublette; herd confined

JACKSON (AP) -- Brucellosis has been confirmed in a herd of Sublette County cattle in western Wyoming, and the herd has been put into quarantine.
The livestock ...

Prevention paying off; no mussels in state

By Bob Moen
Associated Press

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming appears to have succeeded for another year in preventing invasive zebra and quagga mussels from ...

Wyoming digest

Flu activity low so far this season
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that flu activity in Wyoming has been ...

Riverton man gets 5-10 years for aggravated robbery in Lander

John Michael Dick attempted to rob the Maverick Hotel and Lounge in Lander at gunpoint on March 8.


A Riverton man was sentenced Dec. 3 to five to ...

Wind River High School student council member Jasmine Hood checked on Gary Knapp, Joyce Knapp, Jan Moore, Ed Moore, Eileen Smith, and Claudia Rotherham during ...

Indian education act endorsed by school boards; state lawmakers to be lobbied

The Wyoming School Board Association has approved an amended resolution supporting the 2015 Wyoming Indian Education Act for All, but much research and ...

New Lander center was CWC's top construction job for year

A new facility in Lander represents the only completed construction project for Central Wyoming College in fiscal year 2015.
The Lander center was finished in ...

State money crunch slaps cities

Riverton's long-planned North Federal Boulevard rebuild could be delayed.

A major infrastructure project in Riverton could be jeopardized by ...

St. Stephen's boys basketball squad lost a pair of talented seniors to injury.

It was a costly opening weekend for the St. Stephen's Eagles in ...

RHS loses to Laramie, South

Editor's note: Due to a production error, the full version of this story did not run in Sunday's edition. Below is the story in its entirety.


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Lady Rams win opener against H.E.M.

Dubois defeated the Miners by score of 43-36.

It's not often that team goes scoreless in the opening period, only to recover on the next 24 minutes ...

Slash burning oeprations planned in Shoshone National Forest

With winter conditions in place, the Shoshone National Forest plans to burn hand constructed and machine built slash piles on the Wind River and Washakie ...

Man arrested on domestic violence charges; beat family members with tools and a chair

A Riverton man was arrested early Monday allegedly after beating his wife and several of their children.
Floyd Oldman, 35, of Riverton, was arrested for ...

Eight bison in Thermop herd available for bid; deadline Jan. 12

Written bids for eight animals from the state bison herd will be accepted at the Hot Springs State Park office in Thermopolis until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan., 2 for ...

Roughly 29,000 cubic yards of soil was dug out to create a detention pond for storm water off of East Park Avenue near Stone Drive in Riverton.
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An increasingly popular New Year's Day activity continues this winter as Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails offers "First Day Hikes" at 11 Wyoming ...

 
 

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